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YOCHAI BIRNBAUM

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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
Address6620 Main Street
HOUSTON TX 77030
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    1. Birnbaum Y, Bajaj M, Qian J, Ye Y. Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibition by Saxagliptin prevents inflammation and renal injury by targeting the Nlrp3/ASC inflammasome. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2016; 4(1):e000227. PMID: 27547413; PMCID: PMC4985834.
    2. Pollet M, Birnbaum Y, Nazeri A. Heart Block in a Pacemaker: Does This Mean Trouble? Tex Heart Inst J. 2016 Jun; 43(3):270-1. PMID: 27303250; PMCID: PMC4894713.
    3. Cunningham L, Huang HD, Birnbaum Y. Evaluation of Suspected Device Malfunction on ECG. Tex Heart Inst J. 2016 Apr; 43(2):192-3. PMID: 27127444; PMCID: PMC4845563.
    4. Hoang V, Alam M, Addison D, Macedo F, Virani S, Birnbaum Y. Efficacy of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin-Receptor Blockers in Coronary Artery Disease without Heart Failure in the Modern Statin Era: a Meta-Analysis of Randomized-Controlled Trials. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2016 Apr; 30(2):189-98. PMID: 26861251.
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    5. Qian J, Chen H, Birnbaum Y, Nanhwan MK, Bajaj M, Ye Y. Aleglitazar, a Balanced Dual PPAR? and -? Agonist, Protects the Heart Against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2016 Apr; 30(2):129-41. PMID: 26861490.
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    6. Yochai B, Nikus K, Birnbaum Y. About QRS prolongation, distortion and the acuteness score. J Electrocardiol. 2016 May-Jun; 49(3):265-71. PMID: 26972846.
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    7. Gahremanpour A, Birnbaum Y, Holt TA, Saeed M. Pacing on the T Wave: What Is the Cause? Tex Heart Inst J. 2016 Feb; 43(1):94-5. PMID: 27047297; PMCID: PMC4810598.
    8. Liu G, Khalid U, Birnbaum Y, Hamzeh IR. A heartbreaking pleasure. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Feb 1; 204:177-8. PMID: 26666345.
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    9. Khalid U, Birnbaum Y. Clinical Significance of Upsloping ST Depression on Resting Electrocardiogram. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2016 Mar; 21(2):202-5. PMID: 26524114.
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    10. Hammerman A, Greenberg-Dotan S, Feldhamer I, Birnbaum Y, Cherny NI. The Esmo Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale for Novel Cancer Medicines - Correspondence with Prioritization Decisions In Updating the Israeli National List of Health Services. Value Health. 2015 Nov; 18(7):A336. PMID: 26531907.
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    11. Birnbaum GD, Birnbaum I, Ye Y, Birnbaum Y. Statin-Induced Cardioprotection Against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury: Potential Drug-Drug Interactions. Lesson to be Learnt by Translating Results from Animal Models to the Clinical Settings. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2015 Oct; 29(5):461-7. PMID: 26303765.
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    12. Ye Y, Birnbaum GD, Perez-Polo JR, Nanhwan MK, Nylander S, Birnbaum Y. Ticagrelor protects the heart against reperfusion injury and improves remodeling after myocardial infarction. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Aug; 35(8):1805-14. PMID: 26044583.
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    13. Khalid U, Simpson L, Birnbaum Y. ECG Quiz. Diffuse ST segment elevation – a diagnostic predicament. J Electrocardiol. 2015 Mar-Apr; 48(2):268-9. PMID: 25870880.
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    14. Deshpande A, Birnbaum Y. ST-segment elevation: Distinguishing ST elevation myocardial infarction from ST elevation secondary to nonischemic etiologies. World J Cardiol. 2014 Oct 26; 6(10):1067-79. PMID: 25349651; PMCID: PMC4209433.
    15. Birnbaum Y, Nanhwan MK, Ling S, Perez-Polo JR, Ye Y, Bajaj M. PTEN upregulation may explain the development of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes with high dose statins. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2014 Oct; 28(5):447-57. PMID: 25106875.
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    16. de Luna AB, Zareba W, Fiol M, Nikus K, Birnbaum Y, Baranowski R, Goldwasser D, Kligfield P, Piotrowicz R, Breithardt G, Wellens H. Negative T wave in ischemic heart disease: a consensus article. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2014 Sep; 19(5):426-41. PMID: 25262662.
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    17. de Luna AB, Cygankiewicz I, Baranchuk A, Fiol M, Birnbaum Y, Nikus K, Goldwasser D, Garcia-Niebla J, Sclarovsky S, Wellens H, Breithardt G. Prinzmetal angina: ECG changes and clinical considerations: a consensus paper. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2014 Sep; 19(5):442-53. PMID: 25262663.
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    18. Birnbaum Y, Nikus K, Kligfield P, Fiol M, Barrabés JA, Sionis A, Pahlm O, Niebla JG, de Luna AB. The role of the ECG in diagnosis, risk estimation, and catheterization laboratory activation in patients with acute coronary syndromes: a consensus document. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2014 Sep; 19(5):412-25. PMID: 25262661.
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    19. Tran V, Holt T, Birnbaum Y. ECG quiz. What is causing the finding: the pacemaker, patient or the ECG machine? J Electrocardiol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 47(5):752-4. PMID: 25295340.
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    20. Nikus K, Birnbaum Y, Eskola M, Sclarovsky S, Zhong-Qun Z, Pahlm O. Updated electrocardiographic classification of acute coronary syndromes. Curr Cardiol Rev. 2014 Aug; 10(3):229-36. PMID: 24827799; PMCID: PMC4040874.
    21. Nanhwan MK, Ling S, Kodakandla M, Nylander S, Ye Y, Birnbaum Y. Chronic treatment with ticagrelor limits myocardial infarct size: an adenosine and cyclooxygenase-2-dependent effect. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Sep; 34(9):2078-85. PMID: 25012137.
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    22. Grounds J, Birnbaum Y. Overlooking atrial arrhythmia in paced electrocardiograms: error of man and machine. J Electrocardiol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 47(5):759-60. PMID: 25038732.
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    23. Birnbaum Y, Alam M. LVH and the diagnosis of STEMI - how should we apply the current guidelines? J Electrocardiol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 47(5):655-60. PMID: 24997779.
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    24. Hira RS, Moore C, Huang HD, Wilson JM, Birnbaum Y. T wave inversions in leads with ST elevations in patients with acute anterior ST elevation myocardial infarction is associated with patency of the infarct related artery. J Electrocardiol. 2014 Jul-Aug; 47(4):472-7. PMID: 24891268.
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    25. Ringborn M, Birnbaum Y, Nielsen SS, Kaltoft AK, Bøtker HE, Pahlm O, Wagner GS, Platonov PG, Terkelsen CJ. Pre-hospital evaluation of electrocardiographic grade 3 ischemia predicts infarct progression and final infarct size in ST elevation myocardial infarction patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention. J Electrocardiol. 2014 Jul-Aug; 47(4):556-65. PMID: 24878030.
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    26. Yoon AH, Ye Y, Birnbaum Y. Dipeptidyl peptidase IV inhibitors and ischemic myocardial injury. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Sep; 19(5):417-25. PMID: 24607763.
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    27. Birnbaum GD, Birnbaum I, Birnbaum Y. Twenty years of ECG grading of the severity of ischemia. J Electrocardiol. 2014 Jul-Aug; 47(4):546-55. PMID: 24630235.
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    28. Birnbaum Y, Wilson JM, Fiol M, de Luna AB, Eskola M, Nikus K. ECG diagnosis and classification of acute coronary syndromes. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2014 Jan; 19(1):4-14. PMID: 24382164.
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    29. Schurmann P, Basra S, Awar OG, Aguilar D, Basant A, Dragan E, Hutton GJ, Birnbaum Y. Abnormal rhythms in patients without known cardiac disease after a first dose of fingolimod. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2014 May; 3(3):408-12. PMID: 25876482.
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    30. Kim ET, Makkar A, Saeed M, Birnbaum Y. ECG quiz . Is it pacemaker malfunction? J Electrocardiol. 2013 Nov-Dec; 46(6):721-3. PMID: 24367817.
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    31. Huang HD, Makkar A, Birnbaum Y. ECG quiz. A patient with recurrent falls. J Electrocardiol. 2013 Nov-Dec; 46(6):724-6. PMID: 24367818.
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    32. Alsaab A, Hira RS, Alam M, Elayda M, Wilson JM, Birnbaum Y. Usefulness of T wave inversion in leads with ST elevation on the presenting electrocardiogram to predict spontaneous reperfusion in patients with anterior ST elevation acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jan 15; 113(2):270-4. PMID: 24176061.
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    33. Bandeali SJ, Kayani WT, Lee VV, Elayda M, Alam M, Huang HD, Wilson JM, Jneid H, Birnbaum Y, Deswal A, Farmer J, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Association between preoperative diuretic use and in-hospital outcomes after cardiac surgery. Cardiovasc Ther. 2013 Oct; 31(5):291-7. PMID: 23517524.
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    34. Ling S, Birnbaum Y, Nanhwan MK, Thomas B, Bajaj M, Ye Y. MicroRNA-dependent cross-talk between VEGF and HIF1? in the diabetic retina. Cell Signal. 2013 Dec; 25(12):2840-7. PMID: 24018047.
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    35. Wei EY, Hira RS, Huang HD, Wilson JM, Elayda MA, Sherron SR, Birnbaum Y. Pitfalls in diagnosing ST elevation among patients with acute myocardial infarction. J Electrocardiol. 2013 Nov-Dec; 46(6):653-9. PMID: 23890685.
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    36. Birnbaum I, Birnbaum Y. High-risk ECG patterns in ACS--need for guideline revision. J Electrocardiol. 2013 Nov-Dec; 46(6):535-9. PMID: 23863685.
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    37. Huang HD, Alam M, Hamzeh I, Virani S, Deswal A, Aguilar D, Rogers P, Kougias P, Birnbaum Y, Paniagua D, Kar B, Ballantyne C, Bozkurt B, Jneid H. Patients with severe chronic kidney disease benefit from early revascularization after acute coronary syndrome. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 9; 168(4):3741-6. PMID: 23845772.
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    38. Alam M, Bandeali SJ, Kayani WT, Ahmad W, Shahzad SA, Jneid H, Birnbaum Y, Kleiman NS, Coselli JS, Ballantyne CM, Lakkis N, Virani SS. Comparison by meta-analysis of mortality after isolated coronary artery bypass grafting in women versus men. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Aug 1; 112(3):309-17. PMID: 23642381.
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    39. Ling S, Birnbaum Y, Nanhwan MK, Thomas B, Bajaj M, Li Y, Li Y, Ye Y. Dickkopf-1 (DKK1) phosphatase and tensin homolog on chromosome 10 (PTEN) crosstalk via microRNA interference in the diabetic heart. Basic Res Cardiol. 2013 May; 108(3):352. PMID: 23636253.
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    40. Ye H, Ling S, Castillo AC, Thomas B, Long B, Qian J, Perez-Polo JR, Ye Y, Chen X, Birnbaum Y. Nebivolol induces distinct changes in profibrosis microRNA expression compared with atenolol, in salt-sensitive hypertensive rats. Hypertension. 2013 May; 61(5):1008-13. PMID: 23460283.
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    41. Makkar A, Birnbaum Y. ECG quiz: a challenging ECG in a patient with shortness of breath. J Electrocardiol. 2013 Mar-Apr; 46(2):89, 173-4. PMID: 23620873.
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    42. Ye Y, Birnbaum Y. Cyclic AMP-mediated pleiotropic effects of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor activation. Focus on "Exendin-4 attenuates high glucose-induced cardiomyocyte apoptosis via inhibition of endoplasmic reticulum stress and activation of SERCA2a". Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2013 Mar; 304(6):C505-7. PMID: 23364263.
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    43. Huang HD, Tamarisa R, Mathur N, Alam M, Makkar A, Birnbaum Y, Afshar-Kharaghan H. Stellate ganglion block: a therapeutic alternative for patients with medically refractory inappropriate sinus tachycardia? J Electrocardiol. 2013 Nov-Dec; 46(6):693-6. PMID: 23313383.
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    44. Knotts RJ, Wilson JM, Kim E, Huang HD, Birnbaum Y. Diffuse ST depression with ST elevation in aVR: Is this pattern specific for global ischemia due to left main coronary artery disease? J Electrocardiol. 2013 May-Jun; 46(3):240-8. PMID: 23312698.
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    45. Birnbaum Y, Castillo AC, Qian J, Ling S, Ye H, Perez-Polo JR, Bajaj M, Ye Y. Phosphodiesterase III inhibition increases cAMP levels and augments the infarct size limiting effect of a DPP-4 inhibitor in mice with type-2 diabetes mellitus. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2012 Dec; 26(6):445-56. PMID: 22936458.
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    46. Kim E, Birnbaum Y. Acute coronary syndromes presenting with transient diffuse ST segment depression and st segment elevation in lead aVR not caused by "acute left main coronary artery occlusion": description of two cases. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2013 Mar; 18(2):204-9. PMID: 23530492.
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    47. Huang HD, Birnbaum I, Birnbaum Y. The double edged T wave. J Electrocardiol. 2013 Jan-Feb; 46(1):8-10. PMID: 23158115.
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    48. Ye Y, Qian J, Castillo AC, Ling S, Ye H, Perez-Polo JR, Bajaj M, Birnbaum Y. Phosphodiesterase-3 inhibition augments the myocardial infarct size-limiting effects of exenatide in mice with type 2 diabetes. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Jan 1; 304(1):H131-41. PMID: 23103492.
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    49. Kayani WT, Bandeali SJ, Lee VV, Elayda M, Khan A, Nambi V, Jneid H, Alam M, Wilson JM, Huang HD, Birnbaum Y, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Association between statins and infections after coronary artery bypass grafting. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 20; 168(1):117-20. PMID: 23046597.
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    50. Birnbaum Y, Ye Y, Bajaj M. Myocardial protection against ischemia-reperfusion injury by GLP-1: molecular mechanisms. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2012 Dec; 10(6):387-90. PMID: 22985024.
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    51. Birnbaum Y, Bayés de Luna A, Fiol M, Nikus K, Macfarlane P, Gorgels A, Sionis A, Cinca J, Barrabes JA, Pahlm O, Sclarovsky S, Wellens H, Gettes L. Common pitfalls in the interpretation of electrocardiograms from patients with acute coronary syndromes with narrow QRS: a consensus report. J Electrocardiol. 2012 Sep; 45(5):463-75. PMID: 22920785.
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    52. Mehta S, Dhar SU, Birnbaum Y. Common iliac artery aneurysm and spontaneous dissection with contralateral iatrogenic common iliac artery dissection in classic ehlers-danlos syndrome. Int J Angiol. 2012 Sep; 21(3):167-70. PMID: 23997563; PMCID: PMC3578620.
    53. Bandeali SJ, Stone S, Huang HD, Kayani WT, Wilson JM, Birnbaum Y. Comparison of segmental wall motion abnormalities on echocardiography in patients with anteroseptal versus extensive anterior wall ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. J Electrocardiol. 2012 Nov-Dec; 45(6):551-5. PMID: 22944519.
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    54. Bandeali SJ, Kayani WT, Lee VV, Pan W, Elayda MA, Nambi V, Jneid HM, Alam M, Wilson JM, Birnbaum Y, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Outcomes of preoperative angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy in patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass grafting. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Oct 1; 110(7):919-23. PMID: 22727178.
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    55. Mehta N, Huang HD, Bandeali S, Wilson JM, Birnbaum Y. Prevalence of acute myocardial infarction in patients with presumably new left bundle-branch block. J Electrocardiol. 2012 Jul-Aug; 45(4):361-7. PMID: 22575807.
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    56. Gutierrez AD, Sathyanarayana P, Konduru S, Ye Y, Birnbaum Y, Bajaj M. The effect of pioglitazone treatment on 15-epi-lipoxin A4 levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Jul; 223(1):204-8. PMID: 22687642.
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    57. Kayani WT, Huang HD, Bandeali S, Virani SS, Wilson JM, Birnbaum Y. ST elevation: telling pathology from the benign patterns. Glob J Health Sci. 2012 May; 4(3):51-63. PMID: 22980232; PMCID: PMC4776946.
    58. Birnbaum Y, Ye Y. Pleiotropic effects of statins: the role of eicosanoid production. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2012 Apr; 14(2):135-9. PMID: 22286195.
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    59. Qian J, Ling S, Castillo AC, Long B, Birnbaum Y, Ye Y. Regulation of phosphatase and tensin homolog on chromosome 10 in response to hypoxia. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 May 1; 302(9):H1806-17. PMID: 22367504.
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    60. Ye Y, Qian J, Castillo AC, Perez-Polo JR, Birnbaum Y. Aliskiren and Valsartan reduce myocardial AT1 receptor expression and limit myocardial infarct size in diabetic mice. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2011 Dec; 25(6):505-15. PMID: 21987107.
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    61. Ye Y, Perez-Polo JR, Aguilar D, Birnbaum Y. The potential effects of anti-diabetic medications on myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury. Basic Res Cardiol. 2011 Nov; 106(6):925-52. PMID: 21892746.
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    62. Postma S, Heestermans T, Ten Berg JW, van Werkum JW, Suryapranata H, Birnbaum Y, Hamm CW, van 't Hof AW. Predictors and outcome of grade 3 ischemia in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention. J Electrocardiol. 2011 Sep-Oct; 44(5):516-22. PMID: 21871998.
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    63. Huang HD, Birnbaum Y. ST elevation: differentiation between ST elevation myocardial infarction and nonischemic ST elevation. J Electrocardiol. 2011 Sep-Oct; 44(5):494.e1-494.e12. PMID: 21871995.
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    64. Tran V, Huang HD, Diez JG, Kalife G, Goswami R, Paniagua D, Jneid H, Wilson JM, Sherron SR, Birnbaum Y. Differentiating ST-elevation myocardial infarction from nonischemic ST-elevation in patients with chest pain. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Oct 15; 108(8):1096-101. PMID: 21791329.
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    65. Birnbaum Y. Combined anterior and inferior ST-segment elevation. Electrocardiographic differentiation between right coronary artery occlusion with predominant right ventricular infarction and distal left anterior descending branch occlusion. J Electrocardiol. 2011 Jul-Aug; 44(4):487-9. PMID: 21704225.
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    66. Birnbaum Y, Wilson JM, Nikus K. Appropriate cardiac catheterization laboratory activation: optimizing electrocardiogram interpretation and clinical decision making for acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Am Heart J. 2011 Jul; 162(1):e3; author reply e5. PMID: 21742080.
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    67. Tahvanainen M, Nikus KC, Holmvang L, Clemmensen P, Sclarovsky S, Birnbaum Y, Kelbæk H, Huhtala H, Tilsted HH, Eskola MJ. Factors associated with failure to identify the culprit artery by the electrocardiogram in inferior ST-elevation myocardial infarction. J Electrocardiol. 2011 Sep-Oct; 44(5):495-501. PMID: 21696754.
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    68. Hira RS, Wilson JM, Birnbaum Y. Introducing a new algorithm in inferior ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction to predict the culprit artery and distinguish proximal versus distal lesions. Coron Artery Dis. 2011 May; 22(3):165-70. PMID: 21394028.
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    69. Birnbaum Y, Long B, Qian J, Perez-Polo JR, Ye Y. Pioglitazone limits myocardial infarct size, activates Akt, and upregulates cPLA2 and COX-2 in a PPAR-?-independent manner. Basic Res Cardiol. 2011 May; 106(3):431-46. PMID: 21360043.
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    70. Huang HD, Tran V, Jneid H, Wilson JM, Birnbaum Y. Comparison of angiographic findings in patients with acute anteroseptal versus anterior wall ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Mar 15; 107(6):827-32. PMID: 21247545.
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    71. Birnbaum Y, Zhou S, Wagner GS. New considerations of ST segment "elevation" and "depression" and accompanying T wave configuration in acute coronary syndromes. J Electrocardiol. 2011 Jan-Feb; 44(1):1-6. PMID: 21167998.
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    72. Yamani HN, Ware DL, Birnbaum Y. Dobutamine stress echocardiography in a patient with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. Cardiol J. 2011; 18(4):437-40. PMID: 21769826.
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    73. Ye Y, Long B, Qian J, Perez-Polo JR, Birnbaum Y. Dipyridamole with low-dose aspirin augments the infarct size-limiting effects of simvastatin. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2010 Dec; 24(5-6):391-9. PMID: 20640495; PMCID: PMC3051102.
    74. Ye Y, Perez-Polo JR, Qian J, Birnbaum Y. The role of microRNA in modulating myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury. Physiol Genomics. 2011 May 1; 43(10):534-42. PMID: 20959496.
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    75. Ye Y, Perez-Polo JR, Birnbaum Y. Protecting against ischemia-reperfusion injury: antiplatelet drugs, statins, and their potential interactions. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Oct; 1207:76-82. PMID: 20955429.
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    76. Birnbaum Y, Ye Y, Farmer J. Modulation of eicosanoid production and activity as a potential explanation for some of the pleiotropic effects of statins. Cardiology. 2010; 116(1):45-7. PMID: 20431292.
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    77. Keyes KT, Ye Y, Lin Y, Zhang C, Perez-Polo JR, Gjorstrup P, Birnbaum Y. Resolvin E1 protects the rat heart against reperfusion injury. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 Jul; 299(1):H153-64. PMID: 20435846.
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    78. Ye Y, Keyes KT, Zhang CF, Perez-Polo JR, Lin Y, Birnbaum Y. Additive effect of TAK-491, a new angiotensin receptor blocker, and pioglitazone, in reducing myocardial infarct size. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2010 Apr; 24(2):107-20. PMID: 20379769.
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    79. Ye Y, Keyes KT, Zhang C, Perez-Polo JR, Lin Y, Birnbaum Y. The myocardial infarct size-limiting effect of sitagliptin is PKA-dependent, whereas the protective effect of pioglitazone is partially dependent on PKA. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 May; 298(5):H1454-65. PMID: 20207816.
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    80. Patel PD, Afshar H, Birnbaum Y. Levofloxacin-induced torsades de pointes. Tex Heart Inst J. 2010; 37(2):216-7. PMID: 20401298; PMCID: PMC2851437.
    81. Nikus K, Pahlm O, Wagner G, Birnbaum Y, Cinca J, Clemmensen P, Eskola M, Fiol M, Goldwasser D, Gorgels A, Sclarovsky S, Stern S, Wellens H, Zareba W, de Luna AB. Electrocardiographic classification of acute coronary syndromes: a review by a committee of the International Society for Holter and Non-Invasive Electrocardiology. J Electrocardiol. 2010 Mar-Apr; 43(2):91-103. PMID: 19913800.
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    82. Huang MH, Nguyen V, Wu Y, Rastogi S, Lui CY, Birnbaum Y, Wang HQ, Ware DL, Chauhan M, Garg N, Poh KK, Ye L, Omar AR, Tan HC, Uretsky BF, Fujise K. Reducing ischaemia/reperfusion injury through delta-opioid-regulated intrinsic cardiac adrenergic cells: adrenopeptidergic co-signalling. Cardiovasc Res. 2009 Dec 1; 84(3):452-60. PMID: 19581316.
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    83. Jayroe JB, Spodick DH, Nikus K, Madias J, Fiol M, De Luna AB, Goldwasser D, Clemmensen P, Fu Y, Gorgels AP, Sclarovsky S, Kligfield PD, Wagner GS, Maynard C, Birnbaum Y. Differentiating ST elevation myocardial infarction and nonischemic causes of ST elevation by analyzing the presenting electrocardiogram. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Feb 1; 103(3):301-6. PMID: 19166679.
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    84. Nikus KC, Birnbaum Y. Symposium on electrocardiogram in myocardial ischemia and infarction. J Electrocardiol. 2009 Jan-Feb; 42(1):1-5. PMID: 19004454.
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    85. Ye Y, Lin Y, Manickavasagam S, Perez-Polo JR, Tieu BC, Birnbaum Y. Pioglitazone protects the myocardium against ischemia-reperfusion injury in eNOS and iNOS knockout mice. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 Dec; 295(6):H2436-46. PMID: 18931027.
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    86. Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y, Osman A, Gupta R, Paniagua O, Chamoun A, Pohwani A, Lui C, Lev E, McGehee T, Kumar D, Akhtar A, Anzuini A, Schwarz ER, Wang FW. Distal myocardial protection with intracoronary beta blocker when added to a Gp IIb/IIIa platelet receptor blocker during percutaneous coronary intervention improves clinical outcome. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2008 Oct 1; 72(4):488-97. PMID: 18814223.
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    87. Ye Y, Lin Y, Perez-Polo JR, Birnbaum Y. Oral glyburide, but not glimepiride, blocks the infarct-size limiting effects of pioglitazone. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2008 Dec; 22(6):429-36. PMID: 18825491.
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    88. Ye Y, Lin Y, Perez-Polo JR, Uretsky BF, Ye Z, Tieu BC, Birnbaum Y. Phosphorylation of 5-lipoxygenase at ser523 by protein kinase A determines whether pioglitazone and atorvastatin induce proinflammatory leukotriene B4 or anti-inflammatory 15-epi-lipoxin a4 production. J Immunol. 2008 Sep 1; 181(5):3515-23. PMID: 18714024.
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    89. Ye Y, Martinez JD, Perez-Polo RJ, Lin Y, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. The role of eNOS, iNOS, and NF-kappaB in upregulation and activation of cyclooxygenase-2 and infarct size reduction by atorvastatin. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 Jul; 295(1):H343-51. PMID: 18469150.
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    90. Birnbaum Y. Understanding the dynamic electrocardiographic changes that occur during ischemia. J Electrocardiol. 2008 Sep-Oct; 41(5):431-2. PMID: 18440550.
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    91. Ye Y, Abu Said GH, Lin Y, Manickavasagam S, Hughes MG, McAdoo DJ, Perez-Polo RJ, Birnbaum Y. Caffeinated coffee blunts the myocardial protective effects of statins against ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2008 Aug; 22(4):275-82. PMID: 18327703.
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    92. Birnbaum Y, Lin Y, Ye Y, Merla R, Perez-Polo JR, Uretsky BF. Pretreatment with high-dose statin, but not low-dose statin, ezetimibe, or the combination of low-dose statin and ezetimibe, limits infarct size in the rat. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Mar; 13(1):72-9. PMID: 18287593.
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    95. Merla R, Ye Y, Lin Y, Manickavasagam S, Huang MH, Perez-Polo RJ, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. The central role of adenosine in statin-induced ERK1/2, Akt, and eNOS phosphorylation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Sep; 293(3):H1918-28. PMID: 17616749.
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    97. Iida K, Goland S, Akima T, Luo H, Birnbaum Y, Siegel RJ. Effect of a single 20-mg tablet of Atorvastatin on brachial artery blood flow in normolipidemic male smokers versus nonsmokers. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Sep 1; 100(5):881-4. PMID: 17719338.
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    98. Merla R, Reddy NK, Wang FW, Uretsky BF, Barbagelata A, Birnbaum Y. Meta-analysis of published reports on the effect of statin treatment before percutaneous coronary intervention on periprocedural myonecrosis. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Sep 1; 100(5):770-6. PMID: 17719318.
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    99. Salinas G, Rangasetty UC, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. The cycloxygenase 2 (COX-2) story: it's time to explain, not inflame. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2007 Jun; 12(2):98-111. PMID: 17562780.
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    100. Atar S, Siegel RJ, Akel R, Ye Y, Lin Y, Modi SA, Sewani A, Tuero E, Birnbaum Y. Ultrasound at 27 kHz increases tissue expression and activity of nitric oxide synthases in acute limb ischemia in rabbits. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2007 Sep; 33(9):1483-8. PMID: 17507145.
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    101. Ye Y, Nishi SP, Manickavasagam S, Lin Y, Huang MH, Perez-Polo JR, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. Activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPAR-gamma) by atorvastatin is mediated by 15-deoxy-delta-12,14-PGJ2. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2007 Aug; 84(1-2):43-53. PMID: 17643887.
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    102. Ye Y, Lin Y, Perez-Polo R, Huang MH, Hughes MG, McAdoo DJ, Manickavasagam S, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. Enhanced cardioprotection against ischemia-reperfusion injury with a dipyridamole and low-dose atorvastatin combination. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Jul; 293(1):H813-8. PMID: 17416607.
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    103. Huang MH, Wang HQ, Roeske WR, Birnbaum Y, Wu Y, Yang NP, Lin Y, Ye Y, McAdoo DJ, Hughes MG, Lick SD, Boor PJ, Lui CY, Uretsky BF. Mediating delta-opioid-initiated heart protection via the beta2-adrenergic receptor: role of the intrinsic cardiac adrenergic cell. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Jul; 293(1):H376-84. PMID: 17369460.
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    104. Wolak A, Yaroslavtsev S, Amit G, Birnbaum Y, Cafri C, Atar S, Gilutz H, Ilia R, Zahger D. Grade 3 ischemia on the admission electrocardiogram predicts failure of ST resolution and of adequate flow restoration after primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction. Am Heart J. 2007 Mar; 153(3):410-7. PMID: 17307421.
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    105. Atar S, Fu Y, Wagner GS, Rosanio S, Barbagelata A, Birnbaum Y. Usefulness of ST depression with T-wave inversion in leads V(4) to V(6) for predicting one-year mortality in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (from the Electrocardiographic Analysis of the Global Use of Strategies to Open Occluded Coronary Arteries IIB Trial). Am J Cardiol. 2007 Apr 1; 99(7):934-8. PMID: 17398187.
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    106. Birnbaum Y, Lin Y, Ye Y, Martinez JD, Huang MH, Lui CY, Perez-Polo JR, Uretsky BF. Aspirin before reperfusion blunts the infarct size limiting effect of atorvastatin. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Jun; 292(6):H2891-7. PMID: 17277020.
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    108. Birnbaum Y. The burden of nonischemic ST-segment elevation. J Electrocardiol. 2007 Jan; 40(1):6-9. PMID: 17188973.
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    109. Siegel RJ, Birnbaum Y. Noninvasive coronary angiography using multislice computerized tomography. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2007; 8(1):17-20. PMID: 17401298.
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    113. Birnbaum Y, Atar S. Electrocardiogram risk stratification of non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes. J Electrocardiol. 2006 Oct; 39(4 Suppl):S57-61. PMID: 16919676.
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    114. Birnbaum Y, Ye Y, Lin Y, Freeberg SY, Nishi SP, Martinez JD, Huang MH, Uretsky BF, Perez-Polo JR. Augmentation of myocardial production of 15-epi-lipoxin-a4 by pioglitazone and atorvastatin in the rat. Circulation. 2006 Aug 29; 114(9):929-35. PMID: 16908763.
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    116. Goodman SG, Fu Y, Langer A, Barr A, Tan M, Wagner GS, Barbagelata A, Sgarbossa EB, Birnbaum Y, Granger CB, Califf RM, Van de Werf F, Topol EJ, Armstrong PW. The prognostic value of the admission and predischarge electrocardiogram in acute coronary syndromes: the GUSTO-IIb ECG Core Laboratory experience. Am Heart J. 2006 Aug; 152(2):277-84. PMID: 16875908.
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    117. Atar S, Barbagelata A, Birnbaum Y. Electrocardiographic diagnosis of ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Cardiol Clin. 2006 Aug; 24(3):343-65, vii. PMID: 16939828.
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    118. Saeed M, Rahman A, Afzal A, Agoston I, Jammula P, Birnbaum Y, Ware DL, Uretsky BF, Schwarz ER, Rosanio S. Role of transesophageal echocardiography guided cardioversion in patients with atrial fibrillation, previous left atrial thrombus and effective anticoagulation. Int J Cardiol. 2006 Nov 18; 113(3):401-5. PMID: 16822564.
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    119. Modi SA, Siegel RJ, Birnbaum Y, Atar S. Systematic overview and clinical applications of pacing atrial stress echocardiography. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Aug 15; 98(4):549-56. PMID: 16893716.
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    120. Sejersten M, Birnbaum Y, Ripa RS, Maynard C, Wagner GS, Clemmensen P. Influences of electrocardiographic ischaemia grades and symptom duration on outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with thrombolysis versus primary percutaneous coronary intervention: results from the DANAMI-2 trial. Heart. 2006 Nov; 92(11):1577-82. PMID: 16740918; PMCID: PMC1861241.
    121. Atar S, Cannon CP, Murphy SA, Rosanio S, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. Statins are associated with lower risk of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with unstable coronary syndromes: analysis of the Orbofiban in Patients with Unstable coronary Syndromes-Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction 16 (OPUS-TIMI 16) trial. Am Heart J. 2006 May; 151(5):976.e1-6. PMID: 16644315.
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    122. Ye Y, Lin Y, Atar S, Huang MH, Perez-Polo JR, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. Myocardial protection by pioglitazone, atorvastatin, and their combination: mechanisms and possible interactions. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2006 Sep; 291(3):H1158-69. PMID: 16603698.
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    123. Nishi SP, Barbagelata NA, Atar S, Birnbaum Y, Tuero E. Hypercalcemia-induced ST-segment elevation mimicking acute myocardial infarction. J Electrocardiol. 2006 Jul; 39(3):298-300. PMID: 16777515.
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    124. Rosanio S, Ye Y, Atar S, Rahman AM, Freeberg SY, Huang MH, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. Enhanced cardioprotection against ischemia-reperfusion injury with combining sildenafil with low-dose atorvastatin. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2006 Feb; 20(1):27-36. PMID: 16435070.
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    125. Gupta R, Atar S, Schwarz ER, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. Vineberg procedure for inadvertent injury to anomalous left anterior descending artery during tetralogy of fallot repair: four decades later. Tex Heart Inst J. 2006; 33(1):98-9. PMID: 16572885; PMCID: PMC1413612.
    126. Rangasetty UC, Raza S, Lick S, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. Chronic pseudoaneurysm and coarctation of the aorta: a rare delayed complication of trauma. Tex Heart Inst J. 2006; 33(3):368-70. PMID: 17041699; PMCID: PMC1592259.
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    128. Rahman MA, Gedevanishvili A, Birnbaum Y, Sarmiento L, Sattam W, Kulecz WB, Schlegel TT. High-frequency QRS electrocardiogram predicts perfusion defects during myocardial perfusion imaging. J Electrocardiol. 2006 Jan; 39(1):73-81. PMID: 16387056.
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    129. Rahman A, Gupta R, Birnbaum Y. Images in cardiology: magnetic resonance imaging of left ventricular lateral wall pseudoaneurysm. Clin Cardiol. 2005 Nov; 28(11):545. PMID: 16450800.
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    130. Barbagelata A, Di Carli MF, Califf RM, Garg J, Birnbaum Y, Grinfeld L, Gibbons RJ, Granger CB, Goodman SG, Wagner GS, Mahaffey KW. Electrocardiographic infarct size assessment after thrombolysis: insights from the Acute Myocardial Infarction STudy ADenosine (AMISTAD) trial. Am Heart J. 2005 Oct; 150(4):659-65. PMID: 16209961.
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    131. Reddy NK, Merla R, Pehlivanov ND, Pasricha PJ, Ware DL, Birnbaum Y. An unusual electrocardiogram artifact: what is its source? J Electrocardiol. 2005 Oct; 38(4):337-9. PMID: 16216608.
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    132. Atar S, Birnbaum Y. Ischemia-induced ST-segment elevation: classification, prognosis, and therapy. J Electrocardiol. 2005 Oct; 38(4 Suppl):1-7. PMID: 16226066.
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    133. Buber J, Gilutz H, Birnbaum Y, Friger M, Ilia R, Zahger D. Grade 3 ischemia on admission and absence of prior beta-blockade predict failure of ST resolution following thrombolysis for anterior myocardial infarction. Int J Cardiol. 2005 Sep 30; 104(2):131-7. PMID: 16168804.
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    134. Rosanio S, Schwarz ER, Ahmad M, Jammula P, Vitarelli A, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y, Ware DL, Atar S, Saeed M. Benefits, unresolved questions, and technical issues of cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2005 Sep 1; 96(5):710-7. PMID: 16125501.
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    135. Lev EI, Kleiman NS, Birnbaum Y, Harris D, Korbling M, Estrov Z. Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and coronary collaterals in patients with non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction. J Vasc Res. 2005 Sep-Oct; 42(5):408-14. PMID: 16088214.
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    136. Billgren T, Maynard C, Christian TF, Rahman MA, Saeed M, Hammill SC, Wagner GS, Birnbaum Y. Grade 3 ischemia on the admission electrocardiogram predicts rapid progression of necrosis over time and less myocardial salvage by primary angioplasty. J Electrocardiol. 2005 Jul; 38(3):187-94. PMID: 16003698.
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    137. Saeed M, Gabara R, Strasberg B, Kusniec J, Rosanio S, Ware DL, Birnbaum Y. Reperfusion-related polymorphic ventricular tachycardia as a possible mechanism of sudden death in patients with anomalous coronary arteries. Am J Med Sci. 2005 Jun; 329(6):327-9. PMID: 15958877.
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    138. Chamoun AJ, Xie T, McCullough M, Birnbaum Y, Ahmad M. Color M-mode flow propagation velocity and conventional doppler indices in the assessment of diastolic left ventricular function during isometric exercise. Echocardiography. 2005 May; 22(5):380-8. PMID: 15901288.
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    139. Birnbaum Y, Ware DL. Electrocardiogram of acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: the significance of the various "scores". J Electrocardiol. 2005 Apr; 38(2):113-8. PMID: 15892020.
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    140. Mager A, Birnbaum Y, Adler Y, Imbar S, Strasberg B, Battler A. The anteroposterior pericardial sac diameter measured by echocardiography correlates with the volume of pericardial effusion and with effort dyspnea. Eur J Echocardiogr. 2005 Oct; 6(5):358-62. PMID: 16153556.
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    141. Atar S, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. Early post-thrombolysis catheterisation may be preferable to a conservative strategy for people with ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Commentary 1. Evid Based Cardiovasc Med. 2005 Mar; 9(1):55-8. PMID: 16379990.
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    142. Birnbaum Y, Ye Y, Rosanio S, Tavackoli S, Hu ZY, Schwarz ER, Uretsky BF. Prostaglandins mediate the cardioprotective effects of atorvastatin against ischemia-reperfusion injury. Cardiovasc Res. 2005 Feb 1; 65(2):345-55. PMID: 15639473.
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    143. Gupta R, Singh S, Rahman MA, Saeed M, Birnbaum Y. Symptomatic bradycardia and postural hypotension. Postgrad Med J. 2004 Nov; 80(949):679-81. PMID: 15537858; PMCID: PMC1743140.
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    145. Gupta R, Birnbaum Y, Uretsky BF. The renal patient with coronary artery disease: current concepts and dilemmas. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Oct 6; 44(7):1343-53. PMID: 15464310.
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    146. Akel R, Saeed M, Ware DL, Chamoun AJ, Birnbaum Y. Unusual evolution of ST elevation acute myocardial infarction. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2004 Oct; 9(4):410-4. PMID: 15485522.
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    147. Neuman Y, Cercek B, Aragon J, Lee S, Kobal S, Miyamoto T, Luo H, Tolstrup K, Naqvi TZ, Birnbaum Y, Siegel RJ. Comparison of frequency of left ventricular wall motion abnormalities in patients with a first acute myocardial infarction with versus without left ventricular hypertrophy. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Sep 15; 94(6):763-6. PMID: 15374782.
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    148. McGregor JB, Rahman A, Rosanio S, Ware D, Birnbaum Y, Saeed M. Monomorphic ventricular tachycardia: a late complication of percutaneous alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Am J Med Sci. 2004 Sep; 328(3):185-8. PMID: 15367880.
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    149. Gupta R, Birnbaum Y, Uretsky BF. Calculation of creatinine clearance based on unadjusted body weight leads to errors in renal and heart failure patients. Circulation. 2004 Aug 17; 110(7):e70. PMID: 15313961.
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    150. Rahman AM, Gedevanishvili A, Bungo MW, Vijayakumar V, Chamoun A, Birnbaum Y, Schlegel TT. Non-invasive detection of coronary artery disease by a newly developed high-frequency QRS electrocardiogram. Physiol Meas. 2004 Aug; 25(4):957-65. PMID: 15382834.
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    151. Billgren T, Birnbaum Y, Sgarbossa EB, Sejersten M, Hill NE, Engblom H, Maynard C, Pahlm O, Wagner GS. Refinement and interobserver agreement for the electrocardiographic Sclarovsky-Birnbaum Ischemia Grading System. J Electrocardiol. 2004 Jul; 37(3):149-56. PMID: 15286927.
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    152. Anzuini A, Chiesa R, Vivekananthan K, Uretsky B, Colombo A, Margonato A, Airoldi F, Rosanio S, Augello G, Birnbaum Y, Magnani G, Esposito G, Melissano G, Moura MR, Briguori C. Endovascular stenting for stenoses in surgically reconstructed brachiocephalic bypass grafts: immediate and midterm outcomes. J Endovasc Ther. 2004 Jun; 11(3):263-8. PMID: 15174907.
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    153. Zafrir B, Zafrir N, Gal TB, Adler Y, Iakobishvili Z, Rahman MA, Birnbaum Y. Correlation between ST elevation and Q waves on the predischarge electrocardiogram and the extent and location of MIBI perfusion defects in anterior myocardial infarction. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2004 Apr; 9(2):101-12. PMID: 15084206.
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    154. Xie T, Chamoun AJ, McCulloch M, Tsiouris N, Birnbaum Y, Ahmad M. Rapid screening of cardiac patients with a miniaturized hand-held ultrasound imager--comparisons with physical examination and conventional two-dimensional echocardiography. Clin Cardiol. 2004 Apr; 27(4):241-5. PMID: 15119702.
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    155. Dowdy L, Wagner GS, Birnbaum Y, Clemmensen P, Fu Y, Maynard C, Menown I, Sejersten M, Young D, Johanson P, Barbagelata A. Aborted infarction: the ultimate myocardial salvage. Am Heart J. 2004 Mar; 147(3):390-4. PMID: 14999184.
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    156. Reffelmann T, Sensebat O, Birnbaum Y, Stroemer E, Hanrath P, Uretsky BF, Schwarz ER. A novel minimal-invasive model of chronic myocardial infarction in swine. Coron Artery Dis. 2004 Feb; 15(1):7-12. PMID: 15201615.
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    157. Tavackoli S, Ashitkov T, Hu ZY, Motamedi M, Uretsky BF, Birnbaum Y. Simvastatin-induced myocardial protection against ischemia-reperfusion injury is mediated by activation of ATP-sensitive K+ channels. Coron Artery Dis. 2004 Feb; 15(1):53-8. PMID: 15201621.
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    158. Rahman AM, Birnbaum Y, Mandava P, Ahmad M. Abciximab treatment for obstructive prosthetic aortic and mitral valve thrombosis in the presence of large thrombi, cardiogenic shock, and acute evolving embolic stroke. Echocardiography. 2004 Jan; 21(1):55-9. PMID: 14717722.
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    159. Chamoun A, Cenz R, Mager A, Rahman A, Champion C, Ahmad M, Birnbaum Y. Acute left ventricular failure after large volume pericardiocentesis. Clin Cardiol. 2003 Dec; 26(12):588-90. PMID: 14677814.
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    160. Birnbaum Y, Chamoun AJ, Anzuini A, Lick SD, Ahmad M, Uretsky BF. Ventricular free wall rupture following acute myocardial infarction. Coron Artery Dis. 2003 Sep; 14(6):463-70. PMID: 12966268.
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    161. Birnbaum Y, Drew BJ. The electrocardiogram in ST elevation acute myocardial infarction: correlation with coronary anatomy and prognosis. Postgrad Med J. 2003 Sep; 79(935):490-504. PMID: 13679544; PMCID: PMC1742828.
    162. Dowdy L, Wagner GS, Birnbaum Y, Clemmensen P, Fayn J, Rubel P, Zhou S, Johanson P. Early repolarization: friend or foe? Am J Med. 2003 Aug 15; 115(3):237-40. PMID: 12935831.
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    163. Gupta R, Uhrbrock D, Birnbaum Y. Images in cardiology: coexisting pulmonary embolism and abdominal aortic dissection. Clin Cardiol. 2003 Aug; 26(8):395. PMID: 12918643.
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    164. Gupta R, Chamoun A, Ahmad M, Birnbaum Y. Hiatal hernia masquerading as an extracardiac mass on transesophageal echocardiogram. Clin Cardiol. 2003 Jul; 26(7):353. PMID: 12862304.
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    165. Atar S, Neuman Y, Miyamoto T, Chen M, Birnbaum Y, Luo H, Kobal S, Siegel RJ. Synergism of aspirin and heparin with a low-frequency non-invasive ultrasound system for augmentation of in-vitro clot lysis. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2003 Jun; 15(3):165-9. PMID: 14739625.
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    166. Adler Y, Dagan A, Golovchiner G, Iakobishvili Z, Matz I, Lev E, Siegel RJ, Birnbaum Y. Augmentation of low-frequency ultrasound-induced clot disruption by hydroxyethyl starch is dependent on the duration and intensity of ultrasound exposure; an in vitro study. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2003 Mar; 29(3):483-6. PMID: 12706200.
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    167. Birnbaum Y, Ashitkov T, Uretsky BF, Ballinger S, Motamedi M. Reduction of infarct size by short-term pretreatment with atorvastatin. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2003 Jan; 17(1):25-30. PMID: 12843684.
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    168. Neuman Y, Rukshin V, Tsang V, Atar S, Miyamoto T, Luo H, Kobal S, Thompson T, Birnbaum Y, Horzewski M, Siegel RJ, Kaul S. Augmentation of in-stent clot dissolution by low frequency ultrasound combined with aspirin and heparin. An ex-vivo canine shunt study. Thromb Res. 2003; 112(1-2):99-104. PMID: 15013280.
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    169. Shlamovitz GZ, Iakobishvili Z, Matz I, Golovchiner G, Lev E, Siegel RJ, Birnbaum Y. In vitro ultrasound augmented clot dissolution--what is the optimal timing of ultrasound application? Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2002 Dec; 16(6):521-6. PMID: 12766386.
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    170. Birnbaum Y, Fishbein MC, Blanche C, Siegel RJ. Ventricular septal rupture after acute myocardial infarction. N Engl J Med. 2002 Oct 31; 347(18):1426-32. PMID: 12409546.
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    171. Birnbaum Y, Chamoun AJ, Conti VR, Uretsky BF. Mitral regurgitation following acute myocardial infarction. Coron Artery Dis. 2002 Sep; 13(6):337-44. PMID: 12436029.
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    172. Kazatsker M, Kusniek J, Hasdai D, Battler A, Birnbaum Y. Two pacemakers in one patient: a stimulating case. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2002 May; 13(5):522. PMID: 12030540.
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    173. Mager A, Battler A, Birnbaum Y, Magal N, Shohat M. Plasma homocysteine, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genotypes, and age at onset of symptoms of myocardial ischemia. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Apr 15; 89(8):919-23. PMID: 11950428.
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    174. Adler Y, Wiser I, Vaturi M, Kahana-Duczyminer M, Fink N, Birnbaum Y, Strasberg B. Association between electrocardiographic pattern and level of C-reactive protein in patients with first anterior wall acute myocardial infarction. Cardiology. 2002; 97(3):122-6. PMID: 12077563.
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    175. Birnbaum Y, Mahaffey KW, Criger DA, Gates KB, Barbash GI, Barbagelata A, Clemmensen P, Sgarbossa EB, Gibbons RJ, Rahman MA, Califf RM, Granger CB, Wagner GS. Grade III ischemia on presentation with acute myocardial infarction predicts rapid progression of necrosis and less myocardial salvage with thrombolysis. Cardiology. 2002; 97(3):166-74. PMID: 12077570.
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    176. Golovchiner G, Matz I, Iakobishvili Z, Porter A, Strasberg B, Solodky A, Imbar S, Birnbaum Y. Correlation between the electrocardiogram and regional wall motion abnormalities as detected by echocardiography in first inferior acute myocardial infarction. Cardiology. 2002; 98(1-2):81-91. PMID: 12373052.
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    177. Billgren T, Birnbaum Y, Sgarbossa EB, Sejersten M, Hill NE, Engblom H, Maynard C, Pahlm O, Wagner GS. Detailed definition and interobserver agreement for the electrocardiographic Sclarovsky-Birnbaum ischemia grading system. J Electrocardiol. 2002; 35 Suppl:201-2. PMID: 12539118.
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    178. Birnbaum Y, Goodman S, Barr A, Gates KB, Barbash GI, Battler A, Barbagelata A, Clemmensen P, Sgarbossa EB, Granger CB, Califf RM, Wagner GS. Comparison of primary coronary angioplasty versus thrombolysis in patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction and grade II and grade III myocardial ischemia on the enrollment electrocardiogram. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Oct 15; 88(8):842-7. PMID: 11676944.
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    184. Birnbaum Y, Luo H, Atar S, Fishbein MC, Brasch AV, Nagai T, Pal D, Nishioka T, Chae JS, Zanelli C, Peterson TM, Siegel RJ. Noninvasive transthoracic low frequency ultrasound augments thrombolysis in a canine model of acute myocardial infarction--evaluation of the extent of ST-segment resolution. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2001 May; 11(3):229-34. PMID: 11577262.
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    186. Sgarbossa EB, Birnbaum Y, Parrillo JE. Electrocardiographic diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction: Current concepts for the clinician. Am Heart J. 2001 Apr; 141(4):507-17. PMID: 11275913.
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    188. Birnbaum Y. Augmentation of ultrasound-induced clot disruption by nongas-filled microparticles. Echocardiography. 2001 Apr; 18(3):265-8. PMID: 11322910.
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    190. Barbash GI, Birnbaum Y, Bogaerts K, Hudson M, Lesaffre E, Fu Y, Goodman S, Houbracken K, Munsters K, Granger CB, Pieper K, Califf RM, Topol EJ, Van De Werf F. Treatment of reinfarction after thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction: an analysis of outcome and treatment choices in the global utilization of streptokinase and tissue plasminogen activator for occluded coronary arteries (gusto I) and assessment of the safety of a new thrombolytic (assent 2) studies. Circulation. 2001 Feb 20; 103(7):954-60. PMID: 11181469.
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    191. Birnbaum Y, Sclarovsky S. The grades of ischemia on the presenting electrocardiogram of patients with ST elevation acute myocardial infarction. J Electrocardiol. 2001; 34 Suppl:17-26. PMID: 11781932.
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    192. Birnbaum Y, Wagner GS, Gates KB, Thompson TD, Barbash GI, Siegel RJ, Granger CB, Fishbein MC, Crenshaw BS, Califf RM. Clinical and electrocardiographic variables associated with increased risk of ventricular septal defect in acute anterior myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2000 Oct 15; 86(8):830-4. PMID: 11024396.
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    193. Vaturi M, Birnbaum Y. The use of the electrocardiogram to identify epicardial coronary and tissue reperfusion in acute myocardial infarction. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2000 Oct; 10(2):137-47. PMID: 11005936.
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    194. Porter A, Strasberg B, Vaturi M, Berman M, Mesing B, Adler Y, Imbar S, Solodky A, Birnbaum Y. Correlation between electrocardiographic subtypes of anterior myocardial infarction and regional abnormalities of wall motion. Coron Artery Dis. 2000 Sep; 11(6):489-93. PMID: 10966135.
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    195. Birnbaum Y, Battler A. Augmentation of reperfusion by noninvasive, transcutaneous delivery of low-frequency, high-intensity ultrasound. Int J Cardiovasc Intervent. 2000 Sep; 3(3):137-141. PMID: 12470363.
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    196. Mager A, Sclarovsky S, Herz I, Adler Y, Strasberg B, Birnbaum Y. Value of the initial electrocardiogram in patients with inferior-wall acute myocardial infarction for prediction of multivessel coronary artery disease. Coron Artery Dis. 2000 Jul; 11(5):415-20. PMID: 10895408.
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    197. Birnbaum Y, Iakobishvili Z, Porter A, Hasdai D, Atar S, Siegel RJ, Battler A. Microparticle-containing oncotic solutions augment in-vitro clot disruption by ultrasound. Thromb Res. 2000 Jun 15; 98(6):549-57. PMID: 10899354.
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    198. Shapira Y, Herz I, Vaturi M, Porter A, Adler Y, Birnbaum Y, Strasberg B, Sclarovsky S, Sagie A. Thrombolysis is an effective and safe therapy in stuck bileaflet mitral valves in the absence of high-risk thrombi. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2000 Jun; 35(7):1874-80. PMID: 10841238.
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    199. Vaturi M, Shapira Y, Rotstein M, Adler Y, Porter A, Birnbaum Y, Vered Z, Sagie A. The effect of aortic valve replacement on left ventricular mass assessed by echocardiography. Eur J Echocardiogr. 2000 Jun; 1(2):116-21. PMID: 12086209.
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    200. Siegel RJ, Atar S, Fishbein MC, Brasch AV, Peterson TM, Nagai T, Pal D, Nishioka T, Chae JS, Birnbaum Y, Zanelli C, Luo H. Noninvasive, transthoracic, low-frequency ultrasound augments thrombolysis in a canine model of acute myocardial infarction. Circulation. 2000 May 2; 101(17):2026-9. PMID: 10790341.
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    201. Adler Y, Zafrir N, Ben-Gal T, Lulu OB, Maynard C, Sclarovsky S, Balicer R, Mager A, Strasberg B, Solodky A, Wagner GS, Birnbaum Y. Relation between evolutionary ST segment and T-wave direction and electrocardiographic prediction of mycardial infarct size and left ventricular function among patients with anterior wall Q-wave acute myocardial infarction who received reperfusion therapy. Am J Cardiol. 2000 Apr 15; 85(8):927-33. PMID: 10760328.
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    202. Solodky A, Birnbaum Y, Assali A, Ben Gal T, Strasberg B, Herz I. Coronary air embolism treated by bubble aspiration. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2000 Apr; 49(4):452-4. PMID: 10751777.
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    203. Assali A, Sclarovsky S, Herz I, Vaturi M, Gilad I, Solodky A, Zafrir N, Adler Y, Sagie A, Birnbaum Y, Hasdai D. Persistent ST segment depression in precordial leads V5-V6 after Q-wave anterior wall myocardial infarction is associated with restrictive physiology of the left ventricle. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2000 Feb; 35(2):352-7. PMID: 10676680.
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    205. Porter A, Mazur A, Solodky A, Birnbaum Y, Sulkes J, Imbar S, Strasberg B. Correlation of predischarge electrocardiographic patterns with left ventricular function in patients with anterior wall myocardial infarction. Cardiology. 2000; 93(3):163-7. PMID: 10965087.
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    206. Shapira Y, Herz I, Birnbaum Y, Snir E, Vidne B, Sagie A. Repeated thrombolysis in multiple episodes of obstructive thrombosis in prosthetic heart valves: a report of three cases and review of the literature. J Heart Valve Dis. 2000 Jan; 9(1):146-9. PMID: 10678388.
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    207. Crenshaw BS, Granger CB, Birnbaum Y, Pieper KS, Morris DC, Kleiman NS, Vahanian A, Califf RM, Topol EJ. Risk factors, angiographic patterns, and outcomes in patients with ventricular septal defect complicating acute myocardial infarction. GUSTO-I (Global Utilization of Streptokinase and TPA for Occluded Coronary Arteries) Trial Investigators. Circulation. 2000 Jan 4-11; 101(1):27-32. PMID: 10618300.
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    209. Birnbaum Y, Atar S, Luo H, Nagai T, Siegel RJ. Ultrasound has synergistic effects in vitro with tirofiban and heparin for thrombus dissolution. Thromb Res. 1999 Dec 15; 96(6):451-8. PMID: 10632468.
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    210. Mager A, Lalezari S, Shohat T, Birnbaum Y, Adler Y, Magal N, Shohat M. Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genotypes and early-onset coronary artery disease. Circulation. 1999 Dec 14; 100(24):2406-10. PMID: 10595952.
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    211. Herz I, Assali A, Solodky A, Shor N, Ben-Gal T, Adler Y, Birnbaum Y. Coronary stent deployment without predilation in acute myocardial infarction: a feasible, safe, and effective technique. Angiology. 1999 Nov; 50(11):901-8. PMID: 10580354.
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    212. Porter A, Mager A, Birnbaum Y, Strasberg B, Sclarovsky S, Rechavia E. Acute myocardial infarction following sildenafil citrate (Viagra) intake in a nitrate-free patient. Clin Cardiol. 1999 Nov; 22(11):762-3. PMID: 10554698.
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    214. Assali AR, Herz I, Vaturi M, Adler Y, Solodky A, Birnbaum Y, Sclarovsky S. Electrocardiographic criteria for predicting the culprit artery in inferior wall acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 1999 Jul 1; 84(1):87-9, A8. PMID: 10404857.
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    215. Ben-Gal T, Herz I, Solodky A, Snir E, Birnbaum Y. Coronary artery-main pulmonary artery fistula. Clin Cardiol. 1999 Apr; 22(4):310. PMID: 10198743.
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    216. Birnbaum Y, Kloner RA. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty as a model of ischemic preconditioning and preconditioning-mimetic drugs. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1999 Mar 15; 33(4):1036-9. PMID: 10091832.
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    217. Fan S, Nagai T, Luo H, Atar S, Naqvi T, Birnbaum Y, Lee S, Siegel RJ. Superiority of the combination of blood and agitated saline for routine contrast enhancement. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1999 Feb; 12(2):94-8. PMID: 9950967.
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    218. Birnbaum Y, Wagner GS, Barbash GI, Gates K, Criger DA, Sclarovsky S, Siegel RJ, Granger CB, Reiner JS, Ross AM. Correlation of angiographic findings and right (V1 to V3) versus left (V4 to V6) precordial ST-segment depression in inferior wall acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 1999 Jan 15; 83(2):143-8. PMID: 10073811.
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    219. Birnbaum Y, Wagner GS. The initial electrocardiographic pattern in acute myocardial infarction: correlation with infarct size. J Electrocardiol. 1999; 32 Suppl:122-8. PMID: 10688315.
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    220. Atar S, Nagai T, Birnbaum Y, Harold JG, Luo H, Naqvi TZ, Siegel RJ. Transesophageal echocardiographic Doppler findings in patients with penetrating aortic ulcers. Am J Cardiol. 1999 Jan 1; 83(1):133-5, A10. PMID: 10073804.
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    222. Luo H, Fishbein MC, Bar-Cohen Y, Nishioka T, Berglund H, Kim CJ, Nagai T, Birnbaum Y, Siegel RJ. Cooling System Permits Effective Transcutaneous Ultrasound Clot Lysis In Vivo Without Skin Damage. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 1998 Sep; 6(2):125-131. PMID: 10751794.
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    223. Schwarz ER, Pollick C, Dow J, Patterson M, Birnbaum Y, Kloner RA. A small animal model of non-ischemic cardiomyopathy and its evaluation by transthoracic echocardiography. Cardiovasc Res. 1998 Jul; 39(1):216-23. PMID: 9764201.
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    224. Ben-Gal T, Herz I, Solodky A, Birnbaum Y, Sclarovsky S, Sagie A. Acute anterior wall myocardial infarction entailing ST-segment elevation in lead V1: electrocardiographic and angiographic correlations. Clin Cardiol. 1998 Jun; 21(6):399-404. PMID: 9631268.
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    226. Luo H, Birnbaum Y, Fishbein MC, Peterson TM, Nagai T, Nishioka T, Siegel RJ. Enhancement of thrombolysis in vivo without skin and soft tissue damage by transcutaneous ultrasound. Thromb Res. 1998 Feb 15; 89(4):171-7. PMID: 9651144.
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    227. Chyu KY, Birnbaum Y, Naqvi T, Fishbein MC, Siegel RJ. Echocardiographic detection of Kaposi's sarcoma causing cardiac tamponade in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Clin Cardiol. 1998 Feb; 21(2):131-3. PMID: 9491957.
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    228. Birnbaum Y, Luo H, Nagai T, Fishbein MC, Peterson TM, Li S, Kricsfeld D, Porter TR, Siegel RJ. Noninvasive in vivo clot dissolution without a thrombolytic drug: recanalization of thrombosed iliofemoral arteries by transcutaneous ultrasound combined with intravenous infusion of microbubbles. Circulation. 1998 Jan 20; 97(2):130-4. PMID: 9445162.
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    229. Birnbaum Y, Chaux A, Luo H, Nagai T, Naqvi T, Siegel RJ. Visualization of stents in the left anterior descending coronary artery by transthoracic echocardiography in pigs and humans. Am J Cardiol. 1998 Jan 15; 81(2):229-31. PMID: 9591909.
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    230. Solodky A, Assali A, Herz I, Hasdai D, Kusniec J, Sulkes J, Sclarovsky S, Birnbaum Y. Early development of high-degree atrioventricular block in inferior acute myocardial infarction is predicted by a J-point/R-wave ratio above 0.5 on admission. Cardiology. 1998; 90(4):274-9. PMID: 10085489.
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    231. Mager A, Sclarovsky S, Herz I, Zlotikamien B, Strasberg B, Birnbaum Y. QRS complex distortion predicts no reflow after emergency angioplasty in patients with anterior wall acute myocardial infarction. Coron Artery Dis. 1998; 9(4):199-205. PMID: 9649926.
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    232. Porter A, Vaturi M, Adler Y, Sclarovsky S, Strasberg B, Herz I, Kuzniec H, Birnbaum Y. Are there differences among patients with inferior acute myocardial infarction with ST depression in leads V2 and V3 and positive versus negative T waves in these leads on admission? Cardiology. 1998; 90(4):295-8. PMID: 10085492.
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    234. Birnbaum Y, Fishbein MC, Luo H, Nishioka T, Siegel RJ. Regional remodeling of atherosclerotic arteries: a major determinant of clinical manifestations of disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1997 Nov 1; 30(5):1149-64. PMID: 9350908.
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    235. Birnbaum Y, Fishbein MC, Luo H, Naqvi T, Siegel RJ. Intramyocardial periprosthetic aortic valve aneurysm. Am J Cardiol. 1997 Oct 1; 80(7):972. PMID: 9382024.
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    236. Birnbaum Y, Hale SL, Kloner RA. Ischemic preconditioning at a distance: reduction of myocardial infarct size by partial reduction of blood supply combined with rapid stimulation of the gastrocnemius muscle in the rabbit. Circulation. 1997 Sep 2; 96(5):1641-6. PMID: 9315559.
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    237. Birnbaum Y, Fishbein MC, Kass R, Samuels B, Luo H, Siegel RJ. Dissection of the ascending aorta induced by coronary angiography. Am J Cardiol. 1997 Aug 15; 80(4):537. PMID: 9285679.
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    238. Birnbaum Y, Patterson M, Kloner RA. The effect of CY1503, a sialyl Lewisx analog blocker of the selectin adhesion molecules, on infarct size and "no-reflow" in the rabbit model of acute myocardial infarction/reperfusion. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1997 Aug; 29(8):2013-25. PMID: 9281435.
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    239. Birnbaum Y, Hale SL, Kloner RA. Changes in R wave amplitude: ECG differentiation between episodes of reocclusion and reperfusion associated with ST-segment elevation. J Electrocardiol. 1997 Jul; 30(3):211-6. PMID: 9261729.
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    240. Birnbaum Y, Luo H, Fishbein MC, Samuels B, Siegel RJ. Documentation by intravascular ultrasound of thrombus overlying a small atheromatous plaque in a coronary artery in unstable angina pectoris and in acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 1997 Jun 1; 79(11):1568-70. PMID: 9185661.
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    241. Birnbaum Y, Chetrit A, Sclarovsky S, Zlotikamien B, Herz I, Olmer L, Barbash GI. Abnormal Q waves on the admission electrocardiogram of patients with first acute myocardial infarction: prognostic implications. Clin Cardiol. 1997 May; 20(5):477-81. PMID: 9134281.
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    242. Birnbaum Y, Kloner RA, Perritt R, Poole K. Atherosclerotic cardiovascular mortality during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles. Am J Cardiol. 1997 Apr 15; 79(8):1155-8. PMID: 9114790.
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    243. Assali AR, Khamaysi N, Birnbaum Y. Juvenile ECG pattern in adult black Arabs. J Electrocardiol. 1997 Apr; 30(2):87-90. PMID: 9141601.
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    244. Ben-Gal T, Sclarovsky S, Herz I, Strasberg B, Zlotikamien B, Sulkes J, Birnbaum Y, Wagner GS, Sagie A. Importance of the conal branch of the right coronary artery in patients with acute anterior wall myocardial infarction: electrocardiographic and angiographic correlation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1997 Mar 1; 29(3):506-11. PMID: 9060885.
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    245. Birnbaum Y, Hale SL, Kloner RA. Differences in reperfusion length following 30 minutes of ischemia in the rabbit influence infarct size, as measured by triphenyltetrazolium chloride staining. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1997 Feb; 29(2):657-66. PMID: 9140823.
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    246. Hasdai D, Birnbaum Y, Porter A, Sclarovsky S. Maximal precordial ST-segment depression in leads V4-V6 in patients with inferior wall acute myocardial infarction indicates coronary artery disease involving the left anterior descending coronary artery system. Int J Cardiol. 1997 Feb; 58(3):273-8. PMID: 9076554.
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    247. Hale SL, Birnbaum Y, Kloner RA. Estradiol, Administered Acutely, Protects Ischemic Myocardium in Both Female and Male Rabbits. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 1997 Jan; 2(1):47-52. PMID: 10684441.
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    248. Birnbaum Y, Leor J, Kloner RA. Pathobiology and Clinical Impact of Reperfusion Injury. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 1997; 4(2):185-195. PMID: 10639261.
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    249. Birnbaum Y, Kloner RA. Myocardial viability. West J Med. 1996 Dec; 165(6):364-71. PMID: 9000857; PMCID: PMC1303873.
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    251. Birnbaum Y, Kloner RA, Sclarovsky S, Cannon CP, McCabe CH, Davis VG, Zaret BL, Wackers FJ, Braunwald E. Distortion of the terminal portion of the QRS on the admission electrocardiogram in acute myocardial infarction and correlation with infarct size and long-term prognosis (Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction 4 Trial). Am J Cardiol. 1996 Aug 15; 78(4):396-403. PMID: 8752182.
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    252. Birnbaum Y, Herz I, Sclarovsky S, Zlotikamien B, Chetrit A, Olmer L, Barbash GI. Prognostic significance of precordial ST segment depression on admission electrocardiogram in patients with inferior wall myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1996 Aug; 28(2):313-8. PMID: 8800103.
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    253. Hale SL, Birnbaum Y, Kloner RA. beta-Estradiol, but not alpha-estradiol, reduced myocardial necrosis in rabbits after ischemia and reperfusion. Am Heart J. 1996 Aug; 132(2 Pt 1):258-62. PMID: 8701884.
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    254. Birnbaum Y, Hale SL, Kloner RA. Progressive decrease in the ST segment elevation during ischemic preconditioning: is it related to recruitment of collateral vessels? J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1996 Jul; 28(7):1493-9. PMID: 8841936.
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    255. Birnbaum Y, Hale SL, Kloner RA. Is preconditioning by nicotine responsible for the better prognosis in smokers with acute myocardial infarction? Basic Res Cardiol. 1996 May-Jun; 91(3):240-7. PMID: 8831943.
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    256. Birnbaum Y, Herz I, Sclarovsky S, Zlotikamien B, Chetrit A, Olmer L, Barbash GI. Prognostic significance of the admission electrocardiogram in acute myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1996 Apr; 27(5):1128-32. PMID: 8609331.
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    257. Hasdai D, Porter A, Birnbaum Y, Strahilevitz J, Sclarovsky S. Predicting postinfarction left ventricular dysfunction based on the configuration of the QRS complex and ST segment in the initial ECG of patients with a first anterior wall myocardial infarction. Cardiology. 1996 Mar-Apr; 87(2):125-8. PMID: 8653728.
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    258. Shapira Y, Kusniec J, Birnbaum Y, Strasberg B. Exercise-induced syncope and Holter-documented asystole in an endurance runner with moderate aortic stenosis. Clin Cardiol. 1996 Jan; 19(1):71-3. PMID: 8903542.
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    259. Birnbaum Y, Hasdai D, Sclarovsky S, Herz I, Strasberg B, Rechavia E. Acute myocardial infarction entailing ST-segment elevation in lead aVL: electrocardiographic differentiation among occlusion of the left anterior descending, first diagonal, and first obtuse marginal coronary arteries. Am Heart J. 1996 Jan; 131(1):38-42. PMID: 8554017.
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    260. Hasdai D, Sclarovsky S, Solodky A, Sulkes J, Birnbaum Y. Prognostic significance of the initial electrocardiographic pattern in patients with inferior wall acute myocardial infarction. Clin Cardiol. 1996 Jan; 19(1):31-6. PMID: 8903535.
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    261. Benjaminov FS, Sclarovsky S, Birnbaum Y. The predictive value of the electrocardiographic pattern of acute Q-wave myocardial infarction for recurrent ischemia. Clin Cardiol. 1995 Dec; 18(12):710-5. PMID: 8608670.
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    262. Hasdai D, Yeshurun M, Birnbaum Y, Sclarovsky S. Inferior wall acute myocardial infarction with one-lead ST-segment elevation: electrocardiographic distinction between a benign and a malignant clinical course. Coron Artery Dis. 1995 Nov; 6(11):875-81. PMID: 8696532.
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    263. Hasdai D, Birnbaum Y, Herz I, Sclarovsky S, Mazur A, Solodky A. ST segment depression in lateral limb leads in inferior wall acute myocardial infarction. Implications regarding the culprit artery and the site of obstruction. Eur Heart J. 1995 Nov; 16(11):1549-53. PMID: 8881846.
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    264. Birnbaum Y, Kloner RA. Clinical aspects of myocardial stunning. Coron Artery Dis. 1995 Aug; 6(8):606-12. PMID: 8574454.
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    265. Birnbaum Y, Kloner RA. Therapy for myocardial stunning. Basic Res Cardiol. 1995 Jul-Aug; 90(4):291-3. PMID: 8534250.
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    266. Birnbaum Y. [Left ventricular hypertrophy]. Harefuah. 1995 Apr 2; 128(7):452-7. PMID: 7750842.
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    267. Birnbaum Y, Sclarovsky S, Hasdai D, Burstein I, Kusniec J, Strasberg B. ST segment reelevation after acute myocardial infarction: marked differences in the electrocardiographic pattern between early and late episodes. Int J Cardiol. 1995 Jan 27; 48(1):49-57. PMID: 7744538.
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    268. Birnbaum Y, Leor J, Kloner RA. Pathobiology and Clinical Impact of Reperfusion Injury. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 1995; 2(3):177-186. PMID: 10608022.
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    269. Hasdai D, Sclarovsky S, Solodky A, Sulkes J, Strasberg B, Birnbaum Y. Prognostic significance of maximal precordial ST-segment depression in right (V1 to V3) versus left (V4 to V6) leads in patients with inferior wall acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 1994 Dec 1; 74(11):1081-4. PMID: 7977062.
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    270. Mager A, Strasberg B, Rechavia E, Birnbaum Y, Mazur A, Yativ N, Sclarovsky S. Clinical significance and predisposing factors to symptomatic bradycardia and hypotension after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. Am J Cardiol. 1994 Dec 1; 74(11):1085-8. PMID: 7977063.
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    271. Birnbaum Y, Hasdai D, Stahl B. Renal adverse effects of streptokinase therapy. Int J Cardiol. 1994 Aug; 46(1):1-6. PMID: 7960270.
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    272. Sclarovsky S, Birnbaum Y, Solodky A, Zafrir N, Wurzel M, Rechavia E. Isolated mid-anterior myocardial infarction: a special electrocardiographic sub-type of acute myocardial infarction consisting of ST-elevation in non-consecutive leads and two different morphologic types of ST-depression. Int J Cardiol. 1994 Aug; 46(1):37-47. PMID: 7960274.
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    273. Birnbaum Y, Solodky A, Herz I, Kusniec J, Rechavia E, Sulkes J, Sclarovsky S. Implications of inferior ST-segment depression in anterior acute myocardial infarction: electrocardiographic and angiographic correlation. Am Heart J. 1994 Jun; 127(6):1467-73. PMID: 8197970.
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    274. Kusniec J, Strasberg B, Birnbaum Y, Sclarovsky S. Bundle-branch reentry tachycardia. Clin Cardiol. 1993 Dec; 16(12):892-4. PMID: 8168275.
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    275. Birnbaum Y, Sclarovsky S, Strasberg B, Kusniec J. Polymorphous ventricular tachycardia in the early stages of an evolving myocardial infarction. J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol. 1993 Oct-Dec; 4(4):347-56. PMID: 8664251.
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    276. Birnbaum Y, Sclarovsky S, Solodky A, Tschori J, Herz I, Sulkes J, Mager A, Rechavia E. Prediction of the level of left anterior descending coronary artery obstruction during anterior wall acute myocardial infarction by the admission electrocardiogram. Am J Cardiol. 1993 Oct 1; 72(11):823-6. PMID: 8213517.
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    277. Rechavia E, Mager A, Birnbaum Y, Sclarovsky S. Mitral valve prolapse, sick sinus and Wolff-Parkinson-White syndromes: interrelationships with respect to sudden cardiac death. Isr J Med Sci. 1993 Oct; 29(10):654-5. PMID: 8244668.
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    278. Birnbaum Y. [Heart failure due to diastolic dysfunction]. Harefuah. 1993 Sep; 125(5-6):179-86. PMID: 8225101.
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    279. Birnbaum Y, Stahl B, Rechavia E. Spontaneous hemarthrosis following thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction. Int J Cardiol. 1993 Jul 15; 40(3):289-90. PMID: 8225665.
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    280. Birnbaum Y, Sclarovsky S, Blum A, Mager A, Gabbay U. Prognostic significance of the initial electrocardiographic pattern in a first acute anterior wall myocardial infarction. Chest. 1993 Jun; 103(6):1681-7. PMID: 8141879.
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    281. Birnbaum Y, Strasberg B, Rechavia E, Neuman Y, Stahl B. Acute renal failure following intravenous streptokinase infusion for acute myocardial infarction. West J Med. 1993 Apr; 158(4):406-9. PMID: 8317134; PMCID: PMC1022077.
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    283. Rechavia E, Imbar S, Birnbaum Y, Strasberg B, Sclarovsky S. Protruding left ventricular thrombus formation following blunt chest trauma. Am Heart J. 1993 Mar; 125(3):893-6. PMID: 8438724.
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    284. Birnbaum Y, Sclarovsky S, Mager A, Strasberg B, Rechavia E. ST segment depression in a VL: a sensitive marker for acute inferior myocardial infarction. Eur Heart J. 1993 Jan; 14(1):4-7. PMID: 8432289.
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    285. Birnbaum Y, Wurzel M, Nili M, Vidne BA, Menkes H, Teplitsky I. An unusual cause of recurrent angina two years after coronary artery bypass grafting: fistula between internal mammary artery graft to pulmonary vasculature. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1992 Oct; 27(2):130-2. PMID: 1446333.
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    286. Rechavia E, Blum A, Mager A, Birnbaum Y, Strasberg B, Sclarovsky S. Electrocardiographic Q-waves inconstancy during thrombolysis in acute anterior wall myocardial infarction. Cardiology. 1992; 80(5-6):392-8. PMID: 1451126.
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    287. Mager A, Birnbaum Y, Zlotikamien B, Strasberg B, Rechavia E, Sagie A, Sclarovsky S. Streptokinase-induced jaundice in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Am Heart J. 1991 May; 121(5):1543-4. PMID: 2017987.
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    288. Birnbaum Y, Shpirer Z. [Cardiac involvement in inflammatory bowel disease]. Harefuah. 1989 Nov 1; 117(9):235-7. PMID: 2613095.
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